September 5, 1941 - August 7, 2021
NORFOLK -- Funeral service for Marie Anna Shafer, 79, of Norfolk will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 13, 2021 at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. Officiating the service will be Rev. James Carretto. Interment will take place at Old Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Rural Norfolk. Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Thursday, at Stonacek Funeral Chapel. Marie died on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at the Stanton Nursing Home, after a brief and unexpected battle with cancer. Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk is in charge of the arrangements. Marie was born September 5, 1941, at Albion, to Henry and Marie (Holvik) Becker. She was baptized and later confirmed at Immanuel Zion (South Branch) Church in Rural Albion. Marie grew up on the family farm attending country school through the 8th grade, then Albion High School, graduating in 1959. She married Marion R. Shafer of Albion on September 23, 1962 at Zion Lutheran Church (South Branch) in Rural Albion. The couple eventually settled in Norfolk where they raised their family. Marie loved art, sewing, traveling, beautiful flowers, and her much loved kitties; Charlie and Jack. Marie leaves behind son James “Jim” (Terri) Shafer of Stanton, daughter Kristine (Mike) Maxwell of Wausa, grandchildren Rachel Shafer of Stanton, Kinyon (Carrie) Maxwell of Omaha, Joseph Maxwell of Omaha, Dillon (Jessica) Maxwell of Page, NE, as well as great-grandchildren, and sister Janice Cook of Springfield, NE. She was preceded in death by her husband Marion in 2014, parents Henry and Marie, brothers Merlin, Herman “Art”, George, infant granddaughter Jessica, as well as many other family and friends. Condolences may be expressed to the family on-line at www.stonacekfuneralchapel.com.
NORFOLK -- Funeral service for Marie Anna Shafer, 79, of Norfolk will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 13, 2021 at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. Officiating the service will be Rev. James Carretto. Interment will take place at Old Christ... View Obituary & Service Information
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